Alexander Skarsgard from True Blood Creating A Buzz

April 28, 2009 by  

aleximdbIt seems that Alexander Skarsgard from Alan Ball’s hit HBO TV series True Blood is creating a buzz as an “up and coming actor” to watch for in the near future. Rebecca Murray, from placed Alexander on her list of actors whos star potential is rising alongside Emily Blunt, Bradley Cooper, Kat Dennings, Rachel McAdams, Robert Pattinson, Chris Pine, Kristen Stewart, Jim Sturgess, Channing Tatum, Sam Worthington, and Anton Yelchin.

Ms. Murray stated that Alexander has quite a following in his native Sweden but it was his two starring roles on the HBO series Generation Kill and True Blood that has brought attention onto him in North America.  Ms. Murray states that as long as he chooses the right roles that allows him to demonstrate his dramatic skills then he will be able to show that he has what it takes to land big roles in movies.

One observation that Ms. Murray made during her interview with Alexander at the 2009 Independent Spirit Awards is that he received a lot of attention and feedback from his many fans on her website therefore reaffirming that he is an actor to watch for in the coming years.


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